Tag Archives: Wimbledon

  • Stat Line of the Night — 7/7/2013 — Andy Murray

    Stat Line of the Night — 7/7/2013 — Andy Murray

    There was simply no stopping Andy Murray on Sunday during the Wimbledon men’s final at the All England Club.  The world’s second-ranked player defeated top ranked Novak Djokovic in a rather impressive fashion, breaking the Serbian on seven of his 16 service games, while winning a total of 41% of Djokovic’s first service points, en […]

  • The 20 Greatest Wimbledon Style Icons

    The 20 Greatest Wimbledon Style Icons

    Wimbledon has a lot of traditions, but the one that is perhaps most obvious to fans at home is their rule that all players must wear predominantly white clothing. And while you would think that this might limit the ability to players to dress stylishly and establish fashion trends, over the years the opposite has […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 3rd) — Pete Sampras

    This Day In Sports History (July 3rd) — Pete Sampras

    It was on this day in 1994 that Pete Sampras won his second career Wimbledon title.  He would earn the silver gilt cup after defeating Goran Ivanišević, 7-6(2), 7-6(5), 6-0, in the final. Sampras entered the tournament as the defending champion, having beaten Jim Courier in the 1993 finals.  He also entered the tournament with […]

  • The 12 Greatest Wimbledon Ladies Champions of All-Time

    The 12 Greatest Wimbledon Ladies Champions of All-Time

    If you take a look at the ladies’ singles draw for Wimbledon 2013 today, you’ll notice something pretty interesting. Three of the top five and and eight of the top fifteen women were eliminated in the first week. Gone are Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, and Maria Kirilenko, which most observers would say leaves […]

  • The 17 Men Who Have Won Multiple Wimbledon Titles

    The 17 Men Who Have Won Multiple Wimbledon Titles

    On Sunday, Roger Federer made history by winning the 7th Wimbledon title of his career, and his 17th Grand Slam title. That pulled him even with Pistol Pete Sampras at the All-England Tennis Club, but put Roger up by 3 in the total titles category. So today, in honor of Sir Roger’s great achievement, we’re […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 7/8/12 — Roger Federer

    Stat Line Of The Night — 7/8/12 — Roger Federer

    We knew that history would be made at the All England Club during yesterday’s Wimbledon men’s final.  The only question was whether it would be Andy Murray making history by becoming the first Brit to win a Wimbledon title in 76 years, or Roger Federer etching his name into the record books by tying Pete […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 5th) – Roger Federer

    This Day In Sports History (July 5th) – Roger Federer

    It was on this day in 2009 that the finals for the 123rd Wimbledon Championship took place in London, England.  Roger Federer defeated Andy Roddick  5-7, 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5), 3-6, 16-14 to capture his sixth Wimbledon title. Roger Federer would establish four significant records at the 2009 Wimbledon Championships.  Federer reached his 21st consecutive […]

  • 15 Funniest Tennis Fail Gifs

    15 Funniest Tennis Fail Gifs

    With Wimbeldon in full swing, we’ve got tennis on the brain. But rather than focus on the high level of play going on at the All England Club, we’ve decided to set our sites a bit lower. Specifically, we’ve compiled the 15 funniest tennis fail gifs we could find. From broken rackets to Wii tennis […]

  • 15 Sexiest Women Of Wimbledon 2012

    15 Sexiest Women Of Wimbledon 2012

    I was going to write an exciting article about Prince Charles attending Wimbledon, and how rain delays have pushed back some of the matches. But then I remembered that Prince Charles and rain don’t exactly make for sexy reading, and it would be hard to work in pictures of attractive women into such an article. […]

  • 9 Of The Greatest Wimbledon Upsets Of All Time

    9 Of The Greatest Wimbledon Upsets Of All Time

    Yesterday, 79th-ranked Elena Vesnina of Russia upset tennis superstar Venus Williams. Williams’ loss came as a surprise to many. While no one expects the now 32-year-old veteran to play at the same level she did in her prime, a first-round loss at Wimbledon had to hurt. Even so, Venus can at least say she’s in […]

  • Animal Interference: 11 Critters Who Interrupted Sporting Events

    Animal Interference: 11 Critters Who Interrupted Sporting Events

    Ever since that squirrel ran across home plate just as Philadelphia’s Roy Oswalt was delivering a pitch in Game 4 of the NLDS between the Phillies and Cardinals (a game which St. Louis went on to win), people in St. Louis have been going nuts for the Busch Stadium Rally Squirrel. It’s become a symbol […]